ASES honors persons making significant contributions to the field of solar and renewable energy and to the Society each year. ASES offers six separate awards as well as an opportunity to become a fellow.
The current 2013 – 2014 award recipients are listed below, while the previous award winners are listed on the link. (Click the title to reach the other page.)
Anyone wishing to submit a nomination for any of the awards listed can find more detailed descriptions of the awards and nomination forms by clicking on the title of the award. Nominations can be submitted through this form and by sending any additional items electronically to Nicole at: NGallegos@ases.org. They can also be sent to the office.
Any member of ASES who has been a member for at least ten consecutive years and has served with distinction in the advancement of solar energy utilization by way of research, education, public service, and/or service to ASES, is eligible for nomination to the grade of Fellow of ASES.
The winner will have made a significant contribution to the American Solar Energy Society or to the field of solar energy. No geographical limitations are imposed and the winner need not be a member of the society.
Honors pioneers in the passive solar design field who have set the stage for others to follow. Honorees are men and women who developed the theories, early research efforts, new concepts, and opportunities for later researchers to develop. Their foresight, innovative thinking, and creativity opened the doors for others.
This award recognizes special contributions to the American Solar Energy Society. It honors those whose volunteer efforts on behalf of the society have significantly advanced ASES’s ability to meet its mission.
The recipient of this award/scholarship must be a graduate student concentrating his or her program in the field of solar energy, and be a current member of the American Solar Energy Society. The student’s graduate program should emphasize solar and the application must include an explanation of how the award might be used to further the applicant’s education in the field.
The recipient needs to have made a significant contribution to solar technology in any area. No geographical limitations are imposed and the recipient need not be a member of the Society.
The recipient is recognized as making a significant contribution to the acceptance and advancement of women in the field of solar energy development or deployment.